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dc.contributor.advisorSmall, Kyle J. A.
dc.contributor.authorBarnes, Miriam A.
dc.date.accessioned2022-05-12T13:21:50Z
dc.date.available2022-05-12T13:21:50Z
dc.date.created2022
dc.date.issued
dc.date.submitted2022
dc.identifier.uri
dc.descriptionIncludes abstract.en_US
dc.description.abstract<p>This is a project about Second Reformed Church in Zeeland, Michigan at the intersection of missiology, ecclesiology, and leadership—the three main subjects of the cohort, <i>Leading with God Ahead of Us</i>. This project explores the liturgy of Second Church as a dynamic influence on the church in mission. The rhythms of our weekly Sunday morning liturgy are formative for the people of Second Reformed Church. Not only are people rooted and grounded in God’s presence through Word and Sacrament, but they are also sent out from worship to engage specific places in God’s world using their gifts and passions to serve others.</p><p>The practice of ethnography reveals the ways the liturgy challenges, confirms, and inspires the people of Second Church to engage in mission. The liturgy of Second Reformed Church provides a framework for that service and engagement, whether at home, work, serving on a non-profit board, direct community service, or financial generosity.</p><p>The connection between liturgy and mission is not new for Second Reformed Church, yet this focus comes at a critical moment in Second’s story. The building project (completed in 2018) included vision for a different kind of community engagement that we have not yet embraced due to a pastoral crisis followed by a global pandemic. In this season of re-emerging from a global pandemic, Second is poised to explore critical questions around mission. By shaping a house of language around mission, this project demonstrates how liturgy helps Second Church to be “rooted and reaching” in Zeeland and beyond.</p>en_US
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dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.titleRooted and reaching : liturgically formed for missionen_US
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/doctoralThesis
dc.rights.licenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Licenseen_US
dcterms.accessRightsUnrestricted online access.en_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2022
dcterms.extentvi, 127 leavesen_US
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Ministryen_US
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.grantorWestern Theological Seminary (Holland, Mich.)en_US
thesis.degree.date2022
dc.type.dspaceThesisen_US
local.schemaTypeThesisen_US

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